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Meet the Staff

The 2021 Camp Nicolet Staff combines for over 276 summers of camping experience!

 

Owners/Directors

Georgianna Schrader Starz – Owner/Director of Alumni & Advancement

  • 50+ Seasons at Camp Nicolet
  • BS, Medical Illustration – The Ohio State University
  • Past President, ACA Wisconsin Section – Board of Directors
  • President, Camp Nicolet Foundation
  • USA Water Ski Level II Coach
  • Director & Lead Instructor of the Northpoint Wakeboard & Water Ski School
  • Instructor of Sailing & Windsurfing

Direct: 715-545-2522 or Contact Georgi»

 

Jeremy Starz – Owner/Chief Operating & Financial Officer

  • 20 Seasons at Camp Nicolet
  • BA, University of Montana (2001) & MA, Emerson College (2005)
  • Interim Director; Northpoint Adventures – camp’s wilderness tripping program
  • Interim Staff Coordinator / HR Manager
  • Instructor of Water Skiing, Smallcraft, and NPA Trip Leader
  • Wilderness First Aid certified (since 2003)
  • Basic Camp Director certified (since 2010)

Direct: 608-469-3091 or Contact Jeremy»

 

Area Directors & Managers

Janneke Boeijen, Assistant Director of Horseback Riding – Netherlands – 1st summer

Olivia Burnside, Assistant Director of Water Skiing & Wakeboard – Illinois – 8th summer*

Rebecca Caldwell, Director of Sports – Ireland – 1st summer

Chef Dennis Carroll, Kitchen Manager & Head Cook – Michigan – 8th summer

Ximena Diaz, Director of Arts & Crafts – Mexico – 7th summer*

Katrina Hall – WFR, Camp Nurse – Virginia – 2nd summer

Kathryn Heyser, Co-Director of Horseback Riding – Illinois – 7th summer*

Andrew Holperin, Co-Director of Water Skiing & Wakeboard – Wisconsin – 15th summer

Rachel Leach – WSI, CIT Advisor, Waterfront Director – Colorado – 5th summer

Cliff Mortenson, Senior Staff & Ski Instructor – Illinois – 46th summer

Karie Jo Nigon – RN, Camp Nurse – Minnesota – 1st summer

Tamara Pierce, Co-Director of Horseback Riding – Australia – 2nd summer

James Ragle, Facilities & NPA Assistant – Colorado – 2nd summer

Rebecca Ragle, Program Director – Colorado – 2nd summer

Joyelle Ronan, Social Media Coordinator – Virginia – 2nd summer

Kaelyn Spickler, Office Manager & Instructor – Virginia – 1st summer

Mary Anna Thornton, Wellness Coordinator – Wisconsin – 2nd summer

Jack Weyrauch, Carpenter/Electrician – Wisconsin – 8th summer

 

Kitchen Team

Alexa Aquino Sanchez – Kitchen Assistant/Housekeeping – Mexico – 1st summer

Reyi “Dalia” Matos – Cook/Housekeeping – Dominican Republic – 1st summer

Carla Gutierrez Tinoco – Baker/Kitchen Assistant – Mexico – 1st summer

Liliana Mesa Calambas – Cook/Housekeeping – Columbia – 1st summer

Valentina Paz – Cook/Housekeeping – Columbia – 1st summer

Wendy Rendon Escobar – Kitchen Assistant/Housekeeping – Mexico – 1st summer

Mirian Rodriguez Flores – Kitchen Assistant/Housekeeping – Mexico – 1st summer

 

Counseling/Instructional Staff

Sofia Arenas – Sports, Swimming, Northpoint Adventures – Mexico – 3rd summer*

Lillie Brown – Horseback Riding, Arts & Crafts – United Kingdom – 1st summer

Lizzy Bryant – Swimming, Smallcraft, & Horseback Riding – Illinois – 7th summer*

Sela Cornell – Smallcraft, Swimming, Arts & Crafts – Illinois – 5th summer*

Christine Conley Harwood – NPA Ski Camp Instructor – Oregon – 14th summer*

Isabel Holdsworth – Drama/Theatre, Horseback Riding – United Kingdom – 1st summer

Millie Kappen – Tennis, Sports, Drama/Theatre – United Kingdom – 1st summer

Carlota Maguregui Aguirre – Tennis, Smallcraft, Fitness, & NPA – Spain – 1st summer

Jimena Mendez – Smallcraft, Arts & Crafts, Sports – Mexico – 2nd summer*

Tatum Peskin – Tennis, Water Skiing, Smallcraft, & NPA – New Jersey – 7th summer*

Cassandra Ramsay – Drama/Theatre, Horseback Riding, Smallcraft – Australia – 1st summer

Lauren Reich – Water Skiing, Swimming, Tennis, & NPA – Illinois – 7th summer*

Natalie Rosenbaum – Water Skiing, Smallcraft, Tennis, & NPA – Illinois – 10th summer*

Erin Thorley – Horseback Riding, Arts & Crafts – United Kingdom – 1st summer

Maggie Verticchio – Smallcraft, Sports, Swimming – Illinois – 8th summer*

Blaire Williams – Smallcraft, Tennis, Swimming – Illinois – 6th summer*

 

Interns/Assistants

Talia Lasko – Northpoint Adventures CIT Assistant – 6th summer

 

*denotes Nicolet Camper plus Staff summers

Updated 3.24.21

 

“Camp means more to me that you will ever know. My best friends/sisters are the most important people in my life. I am forever grateful to you for providing me (and my mom!) with nine wonderful summers. I would not be who I am today without Nicolet.”

– Alumni

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